|Insight: UN Envoy to Syria / Curiosity Landing / Olympic Coverage / The Kimberly Trip|
UN Envoy to Syria - UN Special Envoy Kofi Annan has resigned from his mission to Syria as a bloody civil war continues. UC Davis Professor Keith Watenpaugh is an expert on Syria and has been following the situation closely. He joins us to explain what Annan's resignation means for Syria and who will take over for the former U.N. secretary-general. Curiosity Landing - NASA's rover "Curiosity" is expected to touchdown on Mars late Sunday, August 5...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; UN Envoy Annan resigns; Keith Watenpaugh, UC Davis professor; Curiosity landing; NASA Mars rover touchdown; Jim Jensen, planetary geologist; Olympic coverage; London Olympics; Kimberly Trip, The; Unicorns, Glitter, and Heartbreak; studio performance
|Insight: Loss of Large Predators / Mammography Study / State Fair Poster Art / The Kimberly Trip|
Loss of Large Predators - The decline of large predators and other "apex consumers" at the top of the food chain has disrupted ecosystems all over the planet, according to a report by an international team of scientists. James Estes, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz, joins us to discuss what the loss of large predators means to humans. Mammography Study - A common tool meant to improve mammography is not only expensive but ineffective, according to a study led by UC...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; loss of large predators; large predator decline; James Estes, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, UC Santa Cruz; apex consumers; mammography study; computer-aided mammography; Joshua Fenton, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Family and Community Medicine; state fair poster art exhibit; poster art; Alexandra Fischer, poster artist; Chris Shaw, poster artist; Kimberly Trip, The; band 10th anniversary party, The Kimberly Trip; studio performance